In many cultures, the mountain is a sacred place where people gather to purge and pray. For the music festival community, it is the perfect place to worship music and bask in the love of human connection.
There are few girl crushed I hold closer than my crush on Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis. From her blatantly girl power lyrics to her no-bullshit attitude and earned MFA in Poetry, she, along with the rest of the band, has proved that Speedy Ortiz is a force to be reckoned with.
The second annual Wonderfruit Festival just southeast of Bangkok in Pattaya Chonburi, Thailand, released exclusive photos from this idyllic event which occurred at the end of 2015. These grounds were transformed into a cross-cultural, sustainability-driven gathering.
How could I possibly have known that by the end of the trip I'd be talking to a transgender boxing promoter of international renown, a drag superstar whose documentary debuted to resounding acclaim and an Irish dynamo dedicated to promoting his GLBT community even when it meant risk of bodily harm.